NEWS / COMMENTARY
Call for Speakers!
CHIFOO’s 2016 Speaker Series, Bounded Irrationality: Supporting Users and Creating Communities, invites researchers, designers, and developers to have conversations about stories of projects and challenges wherein a rational, user-centered approach yields results that seem less-than-rational.
Designers are often told the users seek easy answers which are arrived at rationally. Said users are bound by predictable, limited amounts of time, knowledge and interest. They are bound and are understood by bounded rationality. The influence of psychologists and economists has trained us to frame solutions with this precept. Bounded rationality belies the experiences of delight and frustration in… READ MORE »
7:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Emily regularly facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts. Come hear behind-the-scenes techniques for creating games that really make a difference in the world.
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7:00 pm Wednesday, November 11, 2015
CHIFOO 2-for-1 series finale! Paul will explore if it is possible to mirror the quality, productivity and happiness of our digital life in our real lives in “Gaming Gratification’s Effect On Life’s Everyday Actions”. And Rob presents “Room to Grow: UX, Antifragility, and Live Action Games,” discussing architecture of several game systems and his insights on the virtue of applying game design and HCI.
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The CHIFOO Institute of Design Research Committee was intended to gauge the interest in the local CHI/UX community’s interest in a formal continuing education program, potentially sponsored through the CHIFOO organization.READ MORE »